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Huffington Post contributor Rabbi Judith HaLevy visited the newest Gehry exhibit in Paris:

I do not know whether or not Frank Gehry, (née Goldberg) intended to build an ark as the latest addition to the museums of Paris, but the nautical shape of the vessel of metal and glass is immediately visible as one rounds the path through the Bois de Boulogne. The building even sits in a flowing stream of water. The curves and glassy surfaces, reminiscent of our Disney Hall, enclose three decks,with an upper enclosure filled with light. But this ark does not contain a Bois du Boulogne zoo, or a conservatory for all plant species. The Louis Vuitton Foundation appears to have been constructed as an ark to ferry the human spirit.

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